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Silent Protest

How do I love thee Disneyland, let me count the ways. I love that you were a part of my youth that can never be taken away. I love that you still provide someplace to retreat to when I need a break from the outside… Read More »Silent Protest

Godless Disney?

You know. I was just thinking about this the other day. After reading the Walt Disney conspiracy theories contained in Dan Brown’s The DaVinci Code (you have read it haven’t you?), it occurred to me that hardly any religious references make it into Disney films.… Read More »Godless Disney?

Walt Disney On Ice!

There’s a popular urban legend that Walt Disney had himself frozen before Lung Cancer claimed his last breath. It’s not true, of course. But that doesn’t stop people from speculating about his life, what his life might have become, or even what would happen if… Read More »Walt Disney On Ice!

WDW History Collection

One of the best books written about Disneyland’s history is the Nickel Tour: A Postcard Journey Through a Half Century of the Happiest Place on Earth by David Mumford and Bruce Gordon. It’s an amazing work that I refer to often as the canonical source… Read More »WDW History Collection

The Perfect American?

Christian Science Monitor book review of Peter Jungk’s fictionalized biography of Walt Disney and one of his animators. This animator becomes obsessed with the famous filmmaker after he is let go from the company. When reading the book remember the reviewer’s caution, “Every detail in… Read More »The Perfect American?